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Julie Ingwersen

LIVESTOCK-Lean hog futures sag as traders parse USDA pork sales data

Oct 18 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 18 U.S. lean hog futures closed lower on Friday after a roller-coaster session in which prices jumped on news of massive weekly pork export sales, only to turn down after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said its figures could include pork sold in previous weeks.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hog futures slide on technical selling, China worries

Oct 17 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 17 U.S. lean hog futures closed lower on Thursday for a second straight session on bearish chart signals and uncertainty about export demand from China, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle futures climb on hopes for higher cash trade

Oct 16 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 16 U.S. live cattle futures closed modestly higher on Wednesday, extending a five-week rally tied to expectations of strong prices this week for cattle in the cash market, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hog futures surge on optimism about Chinese pork demand

Oct 15 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 15 U.S. lean hog futures hit a two-week high on Tuesday, with the benchmark December contract rising its daily limit of 3 cents per pound on optimism about increasing pork demand from China, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle futures hit 2-1/2 month top, led by firm cash trade

Oct 14 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 14 U.S. live cattle futures rose more than 1% on Monday, with the benchmark December contract touching a 2-1/2-month top after cash cattle traded late last week about $2 per cwt higher than the previous week, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Hog futures up 1% on U.S.-China trade progress, firm cash

Oct 11 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 11 U.S. lean hog futures rose more than 1% on Friday, following broad strength in commodities tied to hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal, along with firm cash values for hogs and pork, analysts said.

LIVESTOCK-CME lean hog futures rise on China trade optimism

Oct 09 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 9 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures closed higher on Wednesday for a second straight session on hopes that U.S. trade talks with China, at a time of surging Chinese pork prices, could bolster U.S. pork exports, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-CME hog futures slide daily limit on U.S.-China trade jitters

Oct 07 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 7 Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures fell their daily limit on Monday, declining for a fifth straight session as an aggressive slaughter pace and uncertainty about this week's U.S. trade talks with China overshadowed rising pork cut-out values, traders said.

Damaged Columbia River lock stalls U.S. grain exports to Asia

Sep 10 2019

CHICAGO The flow of grains and other commodities through the U.S. Pacific Northwest has stalled because of a broken river lock at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, along the Oregon-Washington border.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. live cattle futures near three-year low on weak cash prices

Sep 06 2019

CHICAGO, Sept 6 Front-month live cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange fell their daily limit on Friday, dipping to the lowest level since 2016 as traders reacted to weak cash cattle prices, brokers said.

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